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Anthony Brocato
Anthony  Brocato

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Helmetta, N.J.

High School:
Rutgers Prep

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
OF

05/27/2016

McAuliffe Pitches St. John's Past Seton Hall, 4-1

Righty works 7.0 innings of one-run ball to lead Red Storm

05/21/2016

LoPresti Leads Combined Two-Hitter As St. John’s Defeats Creighton, 6-2

Freshman earns win with 5.1 innings of two-run ball in regular season finale.

05/14/2016

Donadio Slam Caps Six-Run Ninth As St. John’s Rallies Past Seton Hall, 8-3

Hackimer strikes out four in 2.2 scoreless innings for victory.

05/07/2016

St. John's Sweeps Series-Opening Doubleheader Against Butler

Torres tosses 7.0 scoreless frames in game one victory.

04/23/2016

St. John's Splits Doubleheader Against Xavier

Torres tosses 6.0 innings of two-run ball in first-career start.

01/28/2015

2015 Bullpen Winter Banquet

2015 Bullpen Winter Banquet

01/28/2015

Coach Ed Blankmeyer Tribute Video

Coach Ed Blankmeyer Tribute Video

04/28/2017

Baseball vs. Seton Hall

Photos from St. John's baseball's 9-2 win over Seton Hall on April 28, 2017

04/23/2017

St. John's vs. Fairleigh Dickinson

Photos from St. John's Baseball's 15-8 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on April 23, 2017

As a Junior (2017):
Unanimous All-BIG EAST selection, finding a spot on the First Team… tied for the team lead with 47 RBIs and paced the squad with eight homers, the most by a St. John’s player since Jeremy Baltz belted eight long balls in 2012… tallied three mutli-homer games on the season, the most by a St. John’s player since Baltz did it four times in 2010… batted .317 with a .400 on-base percentage while slugging a team-best .550… also paced the squad with 16 doubles… BIG EAST Player of the Week (May 15)… started 47 of the 50 games in which he appeared… kicked off the season with a bang, going 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs against Western Carolina (Feb. 17)… drove in a pair of runs against JMU (Feb. 18)… went 2-for-5 and brought home four runs in the Red Storm’s win over defending national champion No. 9 Coastal Carolina (Feb. 20)… went 3-for-4 with an RBI against Kansas State (Feb. 24)… belted a two-run shot, his first homer of the year, against UMBC (Feb. 25)… went 2-for-4 with a walk in the Red Storm’s win over No. 7 North Carolina in Chapel Hill (March 1)… doubled and scored a run against East Carolina (March 4)… doubled, drove in a run and scored three times against Western Carolina (March 5)… knocked in a run in the series opener against Liberty (March 10)… laced an RBI double against Saint Peter’s (March 22)… went 2-for-4 with a two-bagger in the first game of a doubleheader against Maine (March 25)… doubled and scored a run against Wagner (March 29)… went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and a pair of runs scored against Hofstra (April 2)… went 2-for-5 with an RBI in the Red Storm’s series-opening victory at Creighton (April 7)… tallied three hits in five at-bats with an RBI against the Bluejays (April 8)… brought home the game-winning tally with an run-scoring walk in the 10th inning at Butler (April 13)… fell a triple shy of the cycle in a 4-for-6, two-RBI effort in the series finale against the Bulldogs (April 15)… left the yard twice and drove in four runs in a 3-for-4 effort against FDU (April 23)… went 2-for-3 and scored twice against Seton Hall (April 28)… set a career-high with five RBIs, launching two home runs against Georgetown (May 5)… went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the series finale against the Hoyas (May 7)… smacked two home runs and matched his career-high with five RBIs in the series opener against Xavier (May 12)… tallied two more hits in the second game of the twin-bill against the Musketeers (May 12)… went 2-for-4 and drove in a run in the series finale with Xavier (May 14)… drove in a run at LIU-Brooklyn (May 16)… went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, two runs scored and a pair of walks against Villanova (May 20)… drove in two runs against Creighton in the BIG EAST Tournament (May 27)… singled and scored a run against UNC Greensboro in the Clemson Regional (June 3).

As a Sophomore (2016):
Made appearances in 42 games, including 26 starts… hit .274 with a home run, four doubles and 12 RBIs… walked and scored a run in the Red Storm’s season opener against Richmond (Feb. 19)… picked up his first hit of the season and scored a run at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 9)… registered a hit for the second-straight game at Southern Illinois (March 11)… hit a double at NYIT (April 1)… went 1-for-2 at Columbia (April 6)… recorded his first multi-hit game of the season, going 2-for-5 with three runs scored and a pair of RBIs at Albany (April 12)… recorded two hits for the second-straight game and drove in a run against Princeton (April 13)… drove in a run at Villanova (April 17)… went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the first game of a doubleheader at Xavier; went 2-for-3 in the second game of the twin bill (April 23)… capped a five-game hitting streak against Iona (May 3)… belted a three-run homer in the second game of a doubleheader against Butler (May 7)… went 2-for-4 and scored two runs in the series opener at Seton Hall (May 13)… knocked in a run in the second game of the series against the Pirates (May 14)… went 2-for-4 and scored a run in the first game of the BIG EAST Tournament against Xavier (May 26)… drove in a run in a 2-for-4 outing against Seton Hall (May 27)… recorded an RBI against Creighton (May 28).

As a Freshman (2015)
Appeared in 39 games, including 26 starts ... batted .296 (29-for-98) with two doubles, one home run, 11 RBI and 10 runs scored ... went 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored against Oral Roberts (May 30) in NCAA Tournament action ... walked and scored a run as a pinch-hitter against Creighton (May 22) in the BIG EAST Tournament ... finished 1-for-2 with an RBI single and a run scored against Saint Peter's (May 12) ... had a pinch-hit single against Xavier (May 8) ... went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored against Iona (April 29) ... went 1-for-1 with an RBI single and a run scored against Villanova (April 25) ... combined to go 3-for-6 with one double, one RBI and two runs scored in two games against Rider (March 28-29) ... finished 2-for-5 with two RBI against North Florida (Feb. 27) ... walked twice and went 1-for-3 against then-No. 24 Liberty (Feb. 21) ... launched first-career home run, a two-run blast, and finished 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored against then-No. 19 Kennesaw State (Feb. 14) in first-career start ... went 0-for-2 against Georgia Tech (Feb. 13) in collegiate-debut.

At Rutgers Prep
A four-year letterwinner for the Argonauts ... served as team captain as a senior ... batted .617 with 10 home runs and 35 RBI as a senior to earn first team Louisville Slugger High School All-America honors ... a second team All-USA High School Baseball selection and the Star-Ledger New Jersey Player of the Year as a senior ... a two-time all-state honoree ... a two-time first team All-Somerset County selection ... a two-time first team All-Non Public honoree ... a 2014 second team Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region choice ... a second team Louisville Slugger High School All-American and the Somerset County Player of the Year as a junior ... earned first team All-Prep honors as a sophomore ... helped squad win Non-Public B state championship as a junior.

Personal
Anthony Frank Brocato ... born in Queens, N.Y. ... son of Charles and JoAnn Brocato ... chose St. John's for its academic and athletic reputation ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... lists Josh Hamilton as his favorite athlete ... majoring in homeland security.

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